Center Line City Public Safety levy Increase (August 2011)

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A Center Line City Public Safety Levy Increase measure was on the August 2, 2011 ballot in the city of Center Line which is in Macomb County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,319 Approveda
  • NO 304[1]

This measure sought to increase the current public safety levy to a rate of $7.50 per $1,000 of assessed property value for a further ten years in order to help pay for operational costs, personal payroll as well as buying new technology and equipment as needed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the limitation on the amount of taxes which may be imposed on taxable property in the City of Center Line, County of Macomb, Michigan be increased in an amount not to exceed 7.5 mils ($7.50 per thousand dollars of the taxable value) for a period of ten (10) years, 2011 through 2020, inclusive, for the purpose of providing funds to the Department of Public Safety for operating expenses; for sworn public safety officers (police & fire), and support personnel; for capital requirements, including equipment acquisition; and for related program support for the Department of Public Safety? It is estimated that 7.5 mils would raise approximately $1,400,633 when first levied in 2011.[3]


  1. Macomb County Clerk, August Unofficial Results
  2. Macomb County Clerk, Center Line City Proposal
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.